Ransomware hits helicopter maker Kopter

From zdnet.com


Helicopter maker Kopter has fallen victim to a ransomware attack after hackers breached its internal network and encrypted the company’s files.

After Kopter refused to engage with the hackers, the ransomware gang has published on Friday some of the company’s files on the internet.

Many ransomware groups upload and share victim data on special “leak sites” as part of their tactics to put pressure on the hacked companies to either have them come to the negotiation table or force them into paying huge ransom demands.

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